Kings Fold in the Fourth; Lose to Lakers 106-100

Photo Credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images By Charlie O. Mallonee The Kings lost at home on Friday night to the Los Angeles Lakers 106-100. It was game they did not have to lose. It was a game the Kings should have won. After the game, Kings Head Coach Michael Malone said one word was on hisContinue reading “Kings Fold in the Fourth; Lose to Lakers 106-100”

Kings new arena: Local businessman donates 25K to keep subsidy question on ballot

 by Ken Gimblin SACRAMENTO–Local business tycoon Chris Rufer has put up $25,000 in donated money to the campaign to stop the Sacramento Kings downtown arena which would place a subsidy question on the June 2014 Sacramento ballot. While the City, local government, and many supporters of the Kings proposed new downtown arena at Westfield Mall isContinue reading “Kings new arena: Local businessman donates 25K to keep subsidy question on ballot”

Kings lose to Thunder, 97-95

By George Devine, Sr. The Kings found out tonight how much DeMarcus Cousins has meant to their offense, by going without him against Oklahoma City. Cousins, who sprained his ankle in a game against the Warriors two days earlier, watched as the Thunder eclipsed Sacramento, 97-95. Isaiah Thomas took the leadership role for the homeContinue reading “Kings lose to Thunder, 97-95”

Kings vs Clippers Preview

By Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings have not played a game since their loss last Sunday to the LA Lakers 100-86. The team looked tired in the second half of the Lakers game after losing a heartbreaker to the Cippers 103-102 on Saturday night. The Clippers defeated the Knicks 93-80 on Wednesday night evenContinue reading “Kings vs Clippers Preview”

Kings Trade for Power Forward Derrick Williams

By Charlie O. Mallonee If you thought the Sacramento Kings new ownership and management were just going to struggle through the season until the draft, you were wrong. The Kings have sent Luc Mbah a Moute to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Power Forward Derrick Williams. “We’re excited to acquire a player with Derrick’sContinue reading “Kings Trade for Power Forward Derrick Williams”

Lakers cruise past the Kings 100-86

By Charlie O. Mallonee No one likes to play the LA Lakers at Staples Center. The crowd, the stars and “show time” make for major distractions. If you have to play the Lakers at home, an opposing team would like LA to have a losing record and be without Kobe Bryant (Achilles) and Steve NashContinue reading “Lakers cruise past the Kings 100-86”

Kings eclipse Suns, 107-104

By George Devine, Sr. The Kings improved their record to 3-7 in the Pacific Division with a 107-104 win over the Phoenix Suns at Sacramento. Leading the charge was DeMarcus Cousins with 27 points ad 19 boards. Ben McLemore had 19 as did Isaiah Thomas. Greivis Vasquez tallied 11 and Patrick Patterson 10. The KingsContinue reading “Kings eclipse Suns, 107-104”

Memphis able to hold off Sacramento surge

Photo Credit: Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press – By Pearl Allison Lo The Grizzlies were able to overcome a second half surge by the Kings Sunday in a 97-86 win. Memphis’s Zach Randolph had all 9 of his 22 points after a three by Travis Outlaw with 7:18 left to go in the game, put Sacramento withinContinue reading “Memphis able to hold off Sacramento surge”

Pistons nab first road win against “loudest” competition

Photo Credit: Ed Szczepanski, USA TODAY Sports By Pearl Allison Lo On a night when the Sacramento Kings’ fans set two Guinness world records, Detroit got their first win in five games in a 97-90 win Friday. A well-rounded Josh Smith led the Pistons as the Kings’ supporters created the “Loudest Crowd Roar at anContinue reading “Pistons nab first road win against “loudest” competition”